Release Aging People in Prison / RAPP presents a Queens Community Forum: ELDERS IN PRISON: Bringing Them Home & Rebuilding Our Communities
July 9, 2016
Queens Educational Opportunity Center (QEOC)
Come learn about the unjust barriers Senior Citizens face getting out of prison and how to re-build strong & healthy communities by supporting their release, re-integration, & re-entry into our neighborhoods.
The Community Forum will include Speakers, Workshops, Music, Informational Tables, Community Organizations & Social Service Providers, and Engaging Dialogue and Discussion!
Featuring: Ms. Rose LaBorde, Jamaica Queens matriarch & mother of the late Political Prisoner Abdullah Majid; Sekou Odinga, recently released elder & former U.S. Political Prisoner; Mujahid Farid, formerly incarcerated elder & co-founder of RAPP; dequi kioni-sadiki, Malcolm X Commemoration Committee; Al Tony Simon, formerly incarcerated elder & organizer for RAPP; Yasmeen Sutton, NYC-based Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee; Kelly Sloan, NYC singer/songwriter
In Partnership with Queens Community Board 12: Senior Citizen & Health Committee, Youth Committee and The Southeast Queens Muslim Collective.